Medical Books on iPad Enhance Learning

McGraw-Hill and Inkling partner to provide students with interactive learning

Feb 09, 2011, 09:30 ET from McGraw-Hill Professional

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology and digitally-based curricula are transforming medical education.  Students demand more innovative and dynamic ways to access information and study on the go.  Responding to this shift, and continuing its commitment to deliver next-generation learning content to mobile platforms, McGraw-Hill today announced the immediate availability of the industry-leading anatomy and physiology title, Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, 23rd Edition for iPad.  

Medical school students and faculty can access the complete textbook along with interactive content including integrated assessment, high-resolution illustrations, digital media, and more, especially designed for the iPad's dynamic display.  See how the iPad brings the material to life at .

The iPad version of the title is available through Inkling, an interactive content platform for iPad.  Inkling is a free download from the iTunes Store, and a free chapter of Ganong's is available immediately for download inside the iPad app.

"The iPad edition of Ganong's for Inkling enhances the study of anatomy and physiology," said Philip Ruppel, President of McGraw-Hill Professional. "The integration of media, the rich interactivity of content, and the ease of use combine to make it an essential learning tool for students and practitioners alike."

Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology for iPad includes:

  • Over 100 anatomical diagrams with "test yourself" mode
  • More than 600 high-resolution images and illustrations
  • Interactive USMLE-style quizzes with feedback and hints
  • Integrated animations and videos
  • Interactive 3-D molecules
  • Powerful cross-title search
  • Shared notes and highlights

This edition is available from Inkling for $64.99. Ganong's is also available for purchase by the chapter, so students need only pay for what they need when they need it. Each chapter is available for just $1.99.

"Ganong's is the first medical title for Inkling, and it's one of the most compelling interactive learning experiences on the iPad so far," said Matt MacInnis, founder and CEO of Inkling. "It's clearly the best way to study medical physiology."

About Inkling

Inkling makes the world's leading platform for interactive learning content on iPad. The company's iPad app is a free download from the iTunes Store, with free chapters of all titles available for download inside the app.

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